Study: Patients appreciate electronic communication

Patients appreciate electronic communication from their physicians, according to a new study.

Anyone with a career in health care, from nurses to those working in medical assisting, knows that technology is playing an increasingly important role in the field. While electronic medical and health records have long been discussed as a means of digitizing and improving health care, a new…

What to do if you don’t get the job

What to do

While anyone who has completed a practical nursing program or earned a medical assisting degree certainly has a better chance of quickly finding a job than most – the health care industry is expected to create 28 percent of the new jobs in the U.S. between 2010 and 20201 – on occasion, you may…

Affordable Care Act confuses some, lifts others

The Affordable Care Act has been confusing for some and a blessing for others.

As the health care exchanges that were set up under the Affordable Care Act continue to be haltingly implemented, millions of Americans are trying to understand their insurance options. It’s become a murky process for many, whether they had a policy previously or they are trying to sign up for a…

Alumni Spotlight – Meet Lorraine Blyden

Lorraine Blyden

Lorraine Blyden once thought she’d like to be a nurse, but when she realized she has a queasy stomach, she decided Medical Billing & Coding (MBC) would be a better fit. Lorraine successfully completed the MBC program at our Carrington College California San Leandro campus in September this…

Student Spotlight – Meet The Millers

Students The Millers

Meet the Millers – no, not the new TV show on CBS – we have our very own Millers at Carrington College. Jeff and Katherine Miller are a married couple studying the Medical Assisting program together at the Boise, Idaho, campus. They started the program on May 6th this year and they aim to finish…

Celebrate Allied Health Week!

Dental Assisting

Congratulations! You’re on your way to becoming an Allied Health professional, and this week, November 3rd to 9th is recognized nationwide as National Allied Health Professions week. This annual event honors the more than 3 million health care providers who work in allied health professions….

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Tracy Cagan

Student Tracy Cagan

Two things you need to know about Tracy Cagan right off the bat:

She’s our Respiratory Care Program Director at our Carrington College Mesa campus.
She’s a self proclaimed ‘Disneyholic’!

I spoke with Tracy to explore more about both of these topics and more…
So before we get started, a…